Offbeat | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday November 23, 2014
A new study into a robot named "Pepper", who has been hailed as an emotionally responsive humanoid robot, can help scientists build more affectionate robots.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday November 23, 2014
Record-breaking snowfall that buried towns near Buffalo, New York, and killed at least 14 people, posed a major flooding threat, with temperatures forecast to rise.
Diaspora | Associated Press | Saturday November 22, 2014
Aereo, an Indian-American innovator's online startup that tried to offer a cheaper alternative to cable TV, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection less than five months after an unfavourable ruling by the US Supreme Court.
Tara Parker Pope, The New York Times | Saturday November 22, 2014
Most people who drink to get drunk are not alcoholics, a new government report concludes, suggesting that more can be done to help heavy drinkers cut back. The finding, from a government survey of 138,100 adults, counters the conventional wisdom that every "falling-down drunk" must be addicted to al...
World | Associated Press | Saturday November 22, 2014
Residents of western New York may soon have to worry about the water in their basements as well as the snow on their roofs.
World | Reuters | Saturday November 22, 2014
US President Barack Obama has signed a secret order authorizing a broader military mission in Afghanistan in 2015 than originally planned, the New York Times reported on Saturday.
World | Reuters | Saturday November 22, 2014
A prominent New York defense lawyer who recently represented the son-in-law of Osama bin Laden was sentenced on Friday to 1-1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty to tax offenses.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 21, 2014
The death toll rose to 13 today from a rare pre-winter snowstorm in western New York state where rising temperatures and heavy weekend rain is now likely to cause flooding.
World | Michael Forsythe, The New York Times | Friday November 21, 2014
The banker, Rurik George Caton Jutting, a Cambridge graduate, came from London in 2013, one of thousands of expatriates who arrive in Hong Kong every year to pursue jobs in banking and burnish their resumes with Asia experience.
World | Reuters | Friday November 21, 2014
Two travelers who returned recently from separate West Africa trips tested negative for Ebola on Thursday at hospitals in New York and Missouri and will stay under observation while awaiting additional confirmation of the results, health officials sa...
Ravi Somaiya, The New York Times | Friday November 21, 2014
Amazon's new app will deliver the Washington Post to some Amazon Kindle tablet owners for free.
World | Nicole Pajer, The New York Times | Friday November 21, 2014
On a sunny Saturday morning on Catalina Island, a group of students planted their feet on the pebbled beach and unfurled their yoga mats. Jaysea DeVoe, their 80-pound instructor, stood before them, clad in black-and-white striped yoga pants, giggling...
World | Jeff Z Klein and Matt Higgins, The New York Times | Friday November 21, 2014
Jack Fasanella and Pattie Higgins hadn't seen another soul, aside from each other, for days. So when a break came Thursday, the couple gazed across the carpet of snow 5 feet deep that blanketed their lawn in this Erie County town and kept them trappe...
World | Michael D Shear, The New York Times | Friday November 21, 2014
President Barack Obama chose confrontation over conciliation Thursday as he asserted the powers of the Oval Office to reshape the nation's immigration system and dared members of next year's Republican-controlled Congress to reverse his actions on be...
World | Katrin Bennhold, The New York Times | Thursday November 20, 2014
Mazher Mahmood was 21 when he first posed as a wealthy sheikh. A reporter from Birmingham, England, intent on exposing a prostitution ring at a local hotel, he donned a white robe he had bought for 12 pounds at an Islamic bookshop, checked into the h...
World | Bill Carter, Graham Bowley and Lorne Manly, The New York Times | Thursday November 20, 2014
In the twilight of a long and celebrated career, Bill Cosby was experiencing the kind of comeback few longtime performers enjoy.
Brian X. Chen and Ben Sisario, The New York Times | Thursday November 20, 2014
Apple's plans for Beats, the company it acquired for $3 billion in May, are coming into sharper focus.
World | Jeff Z. Klein and Marc Santora, The New York Times | Thursday November 20, 2014
Liza Smith knows snow. But she had never seen anything like what she encountered on Tuesday morning on the New York State Thruway.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 20, 2014
A "historic" storm dumped more than five feet of snow, stranding scores of motorists, canceling flights and killing at least eight people in the northeastern United States, officials said on Wednesday.
Wednesday November 19, 2014
Benedict was joined his finacee Sophie Hunter at the New York City premiere of The Imitation Game